Progestins Reduce The Cardiac Benefits of Estrogen

Progestins Reduce The Cardiac Benefits of Estrogen

 

All the adverse effects from the oral route of administration of estrogen as previously outlined in Outliving Your Ovaries can also occur from oral Prempro. However, the addition of the progestin seems to confer additional cardiac risk. Perhaps giving progestins daily instead of in cycles of 14 days each calendar month may be a factor in this increased risk. Earlier observational studies, like the Nurses’ Health Study, predominantly used oral cyclic progestins and did not show an increased risk of heart disease.

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Solutions Not Suppression

Solutions Not Suppression

 

I’m a naturally curious person which greatly affects how I evaluate a patient. I see signs and symptoms as the language of the body. This is how your body tells you and me there is a problem. Symptoms represent a reactive compensation of the body to an underlying process. Once I understand the process that caused the symptoms, I’m in a better position to formulate a plan to correct the problem.

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A Prayer For The Women of The World

A Prayer for the Women of the World

 

I quietly stand in awe as I realize the

presence of God in everything.

The longer that I am in medical

practice the more I see the miracle

of the human body.

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Confused about Thyroid Hormone Deficiency

Hypothyroidism Symptoms

Are you overweight?  Are you saying to yourself, “I feel cold all the time” when everyone else is comfortable?  Are you sleeping more and more and still waking up tired?  Do you feel sluggish and achy even when you have not done anything strenuous?  Are you having constipation or feeling depressed for no reason?  Do you have straw for hair or are you losing your hair?  Is your skin dry and scaley?

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